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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falx, falcem.

NounEdit

falce f ‎(plural falci)

  1. scythe (larger tool than sickle); sickle (smaller tool than scythe)
  2. crescent (of moon - planet)

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

falce

  1. ablative singular of falx

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falx, falcem ("sickle"). Cf. Medieval Latin falcata. See also the related form falcă(jaw), which underwent further semantic evolution from the original etymology of "sickle" in Latin.

NounEdit

falce f ‎(plural fălci)

  1. old unit of measurement (used in Moldova) in agriculture equivalent to about half a hectare, or an area of land that size

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